Canada: Roundtable series on energy innovators | Reshaping regulations to recognize the imperative for technological change (video)
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Whether they like it or not, energy regulators are the new guardians of the technological shift needed to meet Canada’s carbon reduction targets. This will require significant, short-term changes to the structure under which Canada’s public services have traditionally been regulated.
Traditional regulations don’t make utilities take technology away just because something better has happened. Should regulations move from “used and useful” to “better”?
Join Gowling WLG for the first 2021 Roundtable in the Energy Innovators Roundtable Series.
- Thomas J. Timmins – Partner and Head of the Energy Sector Group (Canada), Gowling WLG
- Ian Mondrow – Partner and Head of Energy Policy and Regulation, Gowling WLG
- Gordon Kaiser – Arbitrator and Legal Counsel, Former Vice-Chair of the Ontario Energy Board
- The deputy. Joseph T. Kelliher – Former Chairman, US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
* This program is eligible for up to 1.5 hours of substantive CPD credits with LSO, LSBC and Barreau du Québec, and may qualify for up to 1.5 hours of CPD / CLE credits in other jurisdictions.
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